Native speakers
14,000 (2007)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3csv

Sumtu (Sumtu Chin) is a Kuki-Chin language spoken in Ann, Minbya, and Myebon townships in Rakhine State, Burma.[2] It is partially intelligible with Laitu Chin, with which it shares 91 to 96% lexical similarity.[2] Sumtu has 96%–97% lexical similarity with the Dalet Stream variety of Laitu Chin, and 84%–87% with Chinbon Chin.[2]


  1. ^ Sumtu at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015) (subscription required)
  2. ^ a b c "Myanmar". Ethnologue: Languages of the World. 2016. Archived from the original on 2016-10-10.